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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-WHITES

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-WHITES 8,823 8,015 91.0 89.9-92.0 808 9.0 8.0-10.1
GENDER
Male 3,322 3,023 90.5 88.5-92.2 299 9.5 7.8-11.5
Female 5,501 4,992 91.4 90.3-92.4 509 8.6 7.6- 9.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 160 139 88.1 79.3-93.5 21 11.9 6.5-20.7
Non-Hispanic 8,658 7,871 91.1 90.0-92.1 787 8.9 7.9-10.0
AGE
18-24 214 191 87.4 79.3-92.7 23 12.6 7.3-20.7
25-34 597 542 92.1 89.2-94.2 55 7.9 5.8-10.8
35-44 1,156 1,053 90.3 87.8-92.3 103 9.7 7.7-12.2
45-54 1,610 1,481 92.5 90.6-94.0 129 7.5 6.0- 9.4
55-64 2,015 1,837 91.4 89.7-92.9 178 8.6 7.1-10.3
65+ 3,167 2,853 90.9 89.6-92.1 314 9.1 7.9-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 945 868 92.3 89.0-94.6 77 7.7 5.4-11.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,466 2,267 90.9 88.1-93.1 199 9.1 6.9-11.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,247 2,041 91.6 89.5-93.3 206 8.4 6.7-10.5
College Graduate 3,153 2,827 90.2 88.7-91.5 326 9.8 8.5-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 780 707 89.9 85.7-92.9 73 10.1 7.1-14.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,283 1,178 92.7 90.4-94.4 105 7.3 5.6- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 917 846 92.6 89.6-94.7 71 7.4 5.3-10.4
$35,000-49,999 1,135 1,028 91.7 89.2-93.6 107 8.3 6.4-10.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,252 1,144 92.5 90.4-94.3 108 7.5 5.7- 9.6
$75,000+ 2,098 1,904 90.2 88.0-92.0 194 9.8 8.0-12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,331 3,032 90.0 87.7-92.0 299 10.0 8.0-12.3
No 5,451 4,945 91.4 90.2-92.4 506 8.6 7.6- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,291 1,180 91.9 89.5-93.8 111 8.1 6.2-10.5
Non-Veteran 7,531 6,834 90.8 89.6-91.9 697 9.2 8.1-10.4

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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